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Welcome Aboard!

Founded by a group of dynamic positioning officers, DP Training Solutions LLC proudly opened its doors in May 2015. Since that time, we have welcomed cadets from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, SUNY Maritime College, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Maine Maritime Academy, Texas A&M Maritime Academy, and California Maritime to our training center. We also have trained the employees and employees-to-be of some of the leading companies in the maritime industry, including Hornbeck Offshore, Tidewater, Noble Drilling, Maersk Drilling, Rowan, SubCom, MSC, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Our students come from different backgrounds and experiences, but they share a desire to improve their knowledge and skill set as maritime professionals.

DP Training Solutions offers DP Basic (Induction) and DP Advanced (Simulator) courses, both accredited by the Nautical Institute, as well as a DP Basic course targeted for engineers, DP Awareness, DP Maintenance, and DP Refresher. We offer courses during the week and on the weekend to give our students greater scheduling flexibility. We also are willing to discuss financing plans on a case-by-case basis.

All of our instructors are accredited by the Nautical Institute and are experienced as Senior DPOs.

We invite you to sign up today for one of our training courses to advance your DP career. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Location and Directions

We are located at 1 Linden Place, Suite 312, in Great Neck, New York. We are easily accessed by train, plane, or car.

Train:  We are located about a block from the Great Neck station on the Long Island Railroad. The train ride is about 25-30 minutes from Penn Station in Manhattan.

Plane:  We are located about 20-25 minutes from both LaGuardia and JFK Airports.

Car:  We have several reserved parking spots, and there usually is plenty of street parking near our training center. If you plan to drive, call in advance to reserve one of our parking spaces in the garage of our building. The parking spaces are reserved on a first come-first serve system. Please take care not to park in other tenants’ spaces, as parking attendants monitor the garage closely.

Accommodations
DP Training Solutions has partnered with local hotels to provide discounted rates to its students. To reserve a room at these hotels, please call their reservation line and ask for the DP Training Solutions rate.

The Andrew Hotel: Room rate of $169/night + tax. Rate is for king or double guest room and includes a complimentary continental breakfast, daily delivery of USA Today, and wifi.

The Inn at Great Neck: Room rate of $179/night + tax. Rate is for king or double guest room and includes complimentary use of the NY Sports Club located a block away and wifi.

Meals
We provide lunch from a local restaurant and have coffee available in the morning. You are responsible for all other meals.